Welcome to Sheffield

Supporting International Students in Sheffield

Friends International is here to help you enjoy your time in Sheffield and feel at home in the UK.


Special Welcome Cafe

On Monday 27 September at 7.30 pm, we have a special International Cafe for welcoming who are new to Sheffield. We will play games, quiz and have time to chat. It will be a chance to make friends, learn about life in Sheffield in a fun and relaxed way.

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The International Café is a free weekly event in the city centre for international students to make friends, play games, practise English and enjoy fun activities. From Monday 6th September 2021, we open it to in-person meeting.

The location is at Christ Church Central The DQ Centre on Fitzwilliam Street (S1 4JR), click here to see the map. We will see you there from 7.30 pm.

For more details and what we do to keep you safe from Coronavirus please check this page.


Our app is the easiest way to find out about our events. You can also sign up for a meal with a local family. Just search for “Friends International” on the App Store or Google Play or click the links below.


Friends International is a Christian charity that works with churches across the UK. If you are looking for a church to join, please contact us and we will help you find a church that suits your needs.